Day: April 12, 2018

Vinnyd April 12, 2018

It’s nine years since Manchester United last lifted the European Cup – yes, the proper one – and following Wayne Rooney’s return to Everton, Michael Carrick is the sole survivor from that squad still at the club. Let’s take a look at that starting XI from Moscow. LOVE FOOTBALL? HIT THE SUBSCRIBE BUTTON FOR THE […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

The president tore into the special counsel’s investigation Monday evening, calling it a “witch hunt” and “an attack on our country in a true sense.” Asked whether he would fire Mueller, Trump said: “Many people have said, ‘You should fire him.’ Again, they found nothing.” He also called “disgraceful” reports that the FBI, reportedly acting […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

The company said its first-quarter earnings rose 28 percent year over year, “driven in part by [a] lower tax rate.” BlackRock’s effective tax rate for the quarter was 19.6 percent last quarter, down from 23.8 percent in the first quarter of 2017. BlackRock also said its operating margin expanded to 38.4 percent in the quarter […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

Boeing’s venture capital arm invested outside the U.S. (again), putting funds behind a space company (again). The U.S. industrial giant joined Rolls-Royce and defense company BAE Systems in a $37.6 million fundraising round for U.K.-based propulsion company Reaction Engines. This is both the second foreign investment and the second space investment for Boeing HorizonX Ventures, […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

But ABC News, citing two sources familiar with the matter, reported Tuesday that Berman has recused himself from the Cohen investigation, and played no part in the Monday raids. Karl tweet SCOOP: ABC News has learned Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is recused from the Michael Cohen investigation. […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

Delta Air Lines’ captured more revenue from passengers in the first quarter, but the airlines’ costs are also on the rise. The second-largest U.S. airline on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $547 million, or 77 cents a share, down from $561 million, or 77 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. On an adjusted […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

Britain’s takeover regulator ruled on Thursday that Walt Disney must make an offer for the whole of European pay-TV company Sky if it succeeds in buying Twenty-First Century Fox assets, including its 39 percent stake in Sky. The Takeover Panel also said Disney must match Fox’s 10.75 pounds-a-share offer for the shares in Sky it […]

Tess Torelli April 12, 2018

Getty Images House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) (2nd L) and Rep. Peter King (R-NY) leave the committee’s secure meeting rooms in the basement of the U.S. Capitol House Visitors Center February 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Wednesday gave the House Intelligence Committee access to “a version” of […]